The wait for Evo users is finally over. Cyanogen and his team has finished making a stable version of CyanogenMod V6 and has released it for everyone to check out. Just so everyone knows, the “RC” stands for Release Candidate, which just means there will still be some minor tweaks before the release has been completely polished. Cyanogen’s team never stops working on their ROMs until everything is as perfect as possible.
For anyone that doesn’t know, CyanogenMod ROMs have been around since the G1 and have been at the top of every device ROM list since then. They dedicate much of their time and effort to making sure that the android community gets the best experience out each of our phones, all for the occasional beer. Their latest release is based off of Android 2.2 (Froyo), so get ready for 2-3X faster UI, Flash Support, Apps2SD, and all of the other new features.
There are some downsides, which you should definitely note before installing the ROM. Even though the release is stable, there are some things that don’t work right now: 4g, FM Radio, and HDMI. They are being worked on throughout the day, so a fix should be available soon. You will also probably want to check out the threads for the Android Market fix and Facebook fix. Oh yeah, and you will lose Sense UI by installing CyanogenMod. Not only is it not included, it will never be a part of Cyanogen’s ROMs, so if that’s something you love then don’t install this.
Disclaimer: Cyanogen and his team (and myself) is not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards, thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications.
So, without making you wait any longer, here are the instructions:
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